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From Peter Karman <>
Subject Re: [lucy-dev] Remaining CPAN module dependencies
Date Mon, 14 Mar 2011 02:53:51 GMT
Marvin Humphrey wrote on 3/13/11 7:28 PM:

> There are only c. 80 lines of code in; from my perspective, modifying
> it to eliminate these dependencies is less work than ascertaining whether our
> distribution of a file that uses these modules would be kosher.
>     Path::Class - replace with File::Spec::Functions
>     SVN::Class - replace with system()
>     JSON::XS - replace with ini-style name=value conf file.
>     Email::Stuff - replace with Net::SMTP
> I'm happy to work up a patch.  The result will be a little less elegant, but
> workable.

fine with me.

> Unfortunately I can't think of a way to replace the Test::LeakTrace
> dependency.  Peter, do you feel strongly enough about this test file to do the
> research on whether we can ship it with Lucy?  My inclination would be to
> remove it because unlike Parse::RecDescent and JSON::XS, Lucy can still build
> and run without it -- but maybe we should investigate what it tells us first?

fine to remove it. I actually find it generating false positives, so not sure
it's worth investigation since valgrind works well.

Peter Karman  .  .

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